With Anime Roman (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Fullmetal Alchemist (2003–2004)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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When a failed alchemical ritual leaves brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric with severely damaged bodies, they begin searching for the one thing that can save them; the fabled philosopher's stone.

Stars: Vic Mignogna, Aaron Dismuke, Romi Pak, Rie Kugimiya

Votes: 52,109

2. Samurai Champloo (2004–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers."

Stars: Kazuya Nakai, Ginpei Sato, Ayako Kawasumi, Steve Blum

Votes: 32,471

3. Tengen toppa gurren lagann (2007)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Two friends, Simon and Kamina, become the symbols of rebellion against the powerful Spiral King, who forced mankind into subterranean villages.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Kana Asumi, Steve Blum, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 11,312

4. Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996–1999)

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.5
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The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan.

Stars: Mayo Suzukaze, Richard Cansino, Dorothy Elias-Fahn, Rebecca Forstadt

Votes: 14,846

5. Pokémon: The Movie 2000 (1999)

G | 99 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.0
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28 Metascore

Ash Ketchum must gather the three spheres of fire, ice and lightning in order to restore balance to the Orange Islands.

Directors: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama | Stars: Veronica Taylor, Rica Matsumoto, Madeleine Blaustein, Mayumi Izuka

Votes: 17,895 | Gross: $43.76M

6. Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal (1999– )

Not Rated | 118 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity.

Stars: Mayo Suzukaze, Junko Iwao, Nozomu Sasaki, Masami Suzuki

Votes: 11,077

7. Vampire Hunter D (1985)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy

7.2
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A young girl requests the help of a vampire hunter to kill the vampire who has bitten her, and thus prevent her from becoming a vampire herself.

Director: Toyoo Ashida | Stars: Kaneto Shiozawa, Michie Tomizawa, Seizô Katô, Satoko Kifuji

Votes: 11,487

8. Pooh's Grand Adventure: The Search for Christopher Robin (1997 Video)

G | 76 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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When Winnie the Pooh and his friends has going to explorer, they will some kind of necessary? They must find a Christopher Robin, When there are a The eye of the skull island leaves into the country.

Director: Karl Geurs | Stars: Jim Cummings, John Fiedler, Ken Sansom, Andre Stojka

Votes: 4,216

9. Robotech (1985– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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An alien spaceship crash lands on Earth and the technology and secrets she bears lead Earth into three destructive interplanetary wars.

Stars: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Votes: 2,980

10. Evangerion shin gekijôban: Jo (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.8
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The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

Directors: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi

Votes: 14,994 | Gross: $0.11M

11. Mind Game (I) (2004)

103 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.9
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66 Metascore

After a deadly encounter with two yakuza, a loser with a crush on his childhood girlfriend goes to heaven and back, embarking on a psychedelic self-discovery experience with her and his friends.

Directors: Masaaki Yuasa, Kôji Morimoto | Stars: Kôji Imada, Sayaka Maeda, Takashi Fujii, Seiko Takuma

Votes: 7,071 | Gross: $0.04M

12. Momo e no tegami (2011)

Not Rated | 120 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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65 Metascore

Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Okiura | Stars: Karen Miyama, Yuka, Daizaburo Arakawa, Toshiyuki Nishida

Votes: 5,251

13. Kirby: Right Back at Ya! (2001–2003)

Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Kirby crashes onto Planet Popstar and befriends the villagers that live In Cappytown. Unfortunately, King Dedede, the greedy ruler and Escargon, his assistant, aren't happy with that and do whatever they can to drive him out.

Stars: Makiko Ômoto, Ted Lewis, Kerry Williams, Kayzie Rogers

Votes: 1,086

14. The Second Renaissance Part I (2003)

9 min | Animation, Short, Drama

8.1
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A tour is taken into the Zion archives, where the history of the real world and the rise of the machines is shown to viewers.

Director: Mahiro Maeda | Stars: Isshin Chiba, Katsumi Chô, Dane A. Davis, Debi Derryberry

Votes: 5,141

15. Tekkonkinkreet (2006)

R | 111 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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65 Metascore

In Treasure Town, life can be both peaceful and violent. This is never truer than for our heroes, Black and White - two street kids who claim to traverse the urban city as if it were their ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Arias | Stars: Kazunari Ninomiya, Yû Aoi, Yûsuke Iseya, Kankurô Kudô

Votes: 11,098

16. One Piece Film: Gold (2016)

TV-14 | 120 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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43 Metascore

The Straw Hat Pirates are taking on Gild Tesoro, one of the richest men in the world.

Director: Hiroaki Miyamoto | Stars: Mayumi Tanaka, Kazuya Nakai, Akemi Okamura, Kappei Yamaguchi

Votes: 2,652

17. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society (2006 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 108 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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A.D. 2034. It has been two years since Motoko Kusanagi left Section 9. Togusa is now the new leader of the team, that has considerably increased its appointed personnel. The expanded new ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Osamu Saka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 5,632

18. Pokémon the Movie: Diancie and the Cocoon of Destruction (2014)

Not Rated | 76 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.5
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When Diancie a Pokémon said to create diamond travels to find Xerneas to help her make a heart diamond to save her home, Ash, Serena, Clemont and Bonnie help her to be safe on the way from thieves.

Director: Kunihiko Yuyama | Stars: Ikue Ôtani, Caitlin Glass, Sarah Natochenny, Haven Paschall

Votes: 792

19. Black Magic M-66 (1987 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.5
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A freelance reporter discovers that two killer androids are running loose and have a little girl for a kill target.

Directors: Hiroyuki Kitakubo, Shirow Masamune | Stars: Yû Mizushima, Ichirô Nagai, Shinji Ogawa, Yoshiko Sakakibara

Votes: 721

20. Kidô senshi Gundam Seed Destiny (2004–2005)

25 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.2
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Two Years after The war Between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT, conflicts between the two nations heat up again. Shin Asuka, the new Main Character's eyes are full of sorrow as his family was ... See full summary »

Stars: James Blight, Matthew Erickson, Vanessa Morley, Sam Vincent

Votes: 1,117

21. Tekken: The Motion Picture (1998 Video)

Unrated | 57 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

5.3
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A wealthy mogul organizes a world fighting tournament on an offshore Chinese island. His hated son in search for vengeance and a pair of cops investigating the real reason for holding the tournament, secretly join the fighters.

Director: Kunihisa Sugishima | Stars: Edi Patterson, Kazuhiro Yamaji, Adam Dudley, Yumi Tôma

Votes: 2,030

22. XXXHOLiC (2005– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Kimihiro Watanuki, a high-schooler, is troubled by monsters and spirits who are magically attracted to him. However, nobody else can see them but him. One day, Watanuki stumbles into a shop... See full summary »

Stars: Sayaka Ôhara, Jun Fukuyama, Kazuya Nakai, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 1,359

23. Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Horror

6.7
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44 Metascore

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Kitakubo | Stars: Yûki Kudô, Saemi Nakamura, Joe Romersa, Rebecca Forstadt

Votes: 11,133

24. Samurai 7 (2004)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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Set in an alternate feudal Japan where mechas and giant airships are a common thing for humans to see. With in this time period is a small village that gets raided by bandits during every ... See full summary »

Stars: R. Bruce Elliott, Christopher Sabat, Sean Teague, Colleen Clinkenbeard

Votes: 3,333

25. First Squad: The Moment of Truth (2009)

Not Rated | 73 min | Animation, Action, Drama

5.7
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Set during the opening days of World War II on the Eastern Front. Its main cast are a group of Soviet teenagers with extraordinary abilities; the teenagers have been drafted to form a ... See full summary »

Directors: Yoshiharu Ashino, Aljosha Klimov, Misha Shprits | Stars: Elena Chebaturkina, Mikhail Tikhonov, Damir Eldarov, Ludmila Shuvalova

Votes: 1,412

26. Inuyasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island (2004)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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50 years ago, Inuyasha was marked with a blood scar on his back, and as of yet, he hasn't gotten revenge. He encounters children with the same scar desperate to find a way to escape. ... See full summary »

Director: Toshiya Shinohara | Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kôji Tsujitani, Houko Kuwashima

Votes: 1,268

27. Honey and Clover (2005– )

25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Yuuta Takemoto is a poor college student who lives in a dilapidated apartment building with his two friends, Shinobu Morita and Takumi Mayama. The series chronicles the students' story as they struggle through life and love.

Stars: Haruka Kudô, Hiroshi Kamiya, Yûji Ueda, Mikako Takahashi

Votes: 874

28. Tales of Symphonia (2003 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.9
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Lloyd Irving and his childhood friend Colette are destined to go on a journey to save the world of Sylvarant, but doing so may endanger Tethe'alla, a world parallel to theirs.

Directors: Yoshito Higuchi, Eiji Kikuchi, Kiyoshi Nagai | Stars: Scott Menville, Heather Hogan, Colleen O'Shaughnessey, Kari Wahlgren

Votes: 538

29. Corpse Princess: Part One - Aka (2008– )

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.9
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An undead school girl must hunt down 108 other undeads with the help of specially trained Buddhist monks, in order to gain entry into Heaven.

Stars: Aoi Yûki, Luci Christian, Aaron Dismuke, J. Michael Tatum

Votes: 285

30. Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea (2006)

TV-Y7-FV | 105 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.1
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Our heroes must protect the Prince of the Sea, Manaphy, from the evil pirate Phantom, and return the young Pokémon to the Sea Temple with the help of the the People of the Water and Jackie the Pokémon Ranger.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Armen Mazlumian | Stars: Sarah Natochenny, Michele Knotz, Kayzie Rogers, Bill Rogers

Votes: 1,640

31. Record of the Lodoss War (1990– )

Not Rated | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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A group of medieval adventurers must participate in a war against dark forces in the land of Lodoss.

Stars: Takeshi Kusao, Yumi Tôma, Kappei Yamaguchi, Hideyuki Tanaka

Votes: 2,021

32. Dirty Pair Flash (1995– )

30 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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Yuri and Kei are given accommodations at an all-girls boarding school from the 20th century. Yuri finds the life as an exchange student a lot of fun.

Stars: Kira Vincent-Davis, Mariko Kouda, Rica Matsumoto, Kim Sevier

Votes: 131

33. Flame of Recca (1997–1998)

Unrated | 22 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.4
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In modern Japan where the way of ninja is still practiced secretly, Recca discovers that he has a power to manipulate fire. Eventually he meets people who also has strange power, and he soon has to overcome his past and face his destiny.

Stars: Kôsuke Okano, Hikaru Midorikawa, Mariette Sluyter, Motoko Kumai

Votes: 170

34. Brave Story (2006)

112 min | Animation, Adventure, Mystery

6.6
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When eleven-year-old Wataru is told he can change his destiny by entering a magic gateway into another world, he jumps at the chance. But on his quest to find the Tower of Fortune and be granted any wish, he must conjure up all his bravery to battle a world of demons, his own friends and ultimately himself.

Director: Kôichi Chigira | Stars: Takako Matsu, Eiji Wentz, Miki Imai, Tarô Ishida

Votes: 1,245

35. Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Movie (1999)

Not Rated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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A handsome youth by the name of Tenjo Utena transfers to the distinguished Ohtori Academy. But Utena's true identity is actually a girl, who due to a certain event from her past, has ... See full summary »

Director: Kunihiko Ikuhara | Stars: Tomoko Kawakami, Yuriko Fuchizaki, Leah Applebaum, Roxanne Beck

Votes: 1,067

36. Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch (2003–2004)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Lucia Nanami, the mermaid princess of the North Pacific Ocean, sets out to land to find the boy she saved from a tsunami wave seven years ago. She cannot tell him that she is a mermaid, and she must also fight off water demons.

Stars: Asumi Nakata, Hitomi Terakado, Daisuke Kishio, Miyako Ito

Votes: 127

37. Genmu senki Leda (1985 Video)

70 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.4
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A young high school girl writes a love song to show a young man her feeling. The song is more than it seems as Yohko is magically transported to an alternate dimension while listening to the song.

Directors: Kunihiko Yuyama, Shawne Kleckner

Votes: 67

38. Uchû senkan Yamato: Kanketsuhen (1983)

152 min | Animation, Action, Drama

6.9
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A watery world called Aquarius that is destined to destroy all of the planet Earth. Can the great Yamato stop this devastation?

Directors: Tomoharu Katsumata, Yoshinobu Nishizaki, Takeshi Shirato, Toshio Masuda | Stars: Kei Tomiyama, Yôko Asagami, Gorô Naya, Isao Sasaki

Votes: 155

39. Top wo Nerae 2! (2004 Video)

101 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Director: Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Yukari Fukui, Maaya Sakamoto, Miyuki Sawashiro, Mitsuo Iwata

Votes: 356

40. Genshiken (2004– )

PG-13 | Animation, Comedy

7.7
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The misadventures of the close-knit members of a small anime/manga club on a college campus.

Stars: Michael Perreca, Bill Timoney, Bill Rogers, Carol Jacobanis

Votes: 609

41. Za kokupitto (1994 Video)

72 min | Animation, Drama, War

7.6
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Three aviation focused war stories of Axis participants.

Directors: Takashi Imanishi, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, Ryôsuke Takahashi | Stars: Ken'yû Horiuchi, Hikaru Midorikawa, Stephen Apostolina, Kanetaka Arimoto

Votes: 212

42. Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner (2003 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.6
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Dingo Egret is an ice harvester on the Jovian moon of Callisto who discovered a lone Orbital Frame, Jehuty. As he is investigating, incoming enemies starts attacking Callisto and Dingo had ... See full summary »

Director: Shuyo Murata | Stars: Peter Barto, Cynthia Marcucci, Roger Jackson, Renee Hewitt

Votes: 187

43. Otaku no video (1991– )

Not Rated | 50 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A half animated/half live-action mockumentary about the world of Japanese geekdom.

Stars: Shouji Murahama, Hiroki Sato, Jun Tamaya, Craig York

Votes: 434

44. Gekijôban XXXHolic Manatsu no yoru no yume (2005)

TV-14 | 60 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Yuko receives an invitation for the opening of an auction from a mysterious unknown sender. Likewise, fanatical collectors are summoned to an old mansion whose owner doesn't make an ... See full summary »

Director: Tsutomu Mizushima | Stars: Sayaka Ôhara, Jun Fukuyama, Kazuya Nakai, Shizuka Itô

Votes: 467

45. Tsubasa: Tokyo Revelations (2007 Video)

75 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.0
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As Sakura, Syaoran, Fai, and Kurogane continue their travel across many worlds, the other "Syaoran" wakes up. The Tsubasa Tokyo Revelations reveals Fei Wong Reed's intention, and the mystery to Syaoran's left eye.

Directors: Akiko Honda, Shunsuke Tada, Hideyo Yamamoto | Stars: Miyu Irino, Yui Makino, Tetsu Inada, Mika Kikuchi

Votes: 187

46. Overman King-Gainer (2002–2003)

30 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Stars: Mari Devon, Darrel Guilbeau, Otoya Kawano, Kenji Nojima

Votes: 40

47. Eru kazado (2006– )

25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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It's 1742 in Paris, France. Louis XV is still king of France. A woman was found dead in a coffin floating in the Seine River. The brother of the deceased woman is D'Eon, who is determined ... See full summary »

Stars: Taylor Hannah, Brandon Hearnsberger, Ernie Manouse, Kenji Hamada

Votes: 300

48. Samurai Shodown: The Motion Picture (1994 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 68 min | Animation, Action

4.4
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One hundred years after their deaths, six legendary holy warriors are reborn to seek justice against the former comrade who betrayed them into the hands of an evil god! The six warriors ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroshi Ishiodori | Stars: Shingo Katori, Yû Daiki, Reiko Chiba, Sakiko Tamagawa

Votes: 117

49. Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar (2000 TV Movie)

PG | 91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Out bid by a buck!

Director: Hideki Tonokatsu | Stars: Kan'ichi Kurita, Gorô Naya, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, Makio Inoue

Votes: 175

50. Burakku Rokku Shuta (2010 Video)

52 min | Animation, Action, Drama

6.5
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A naive junior high school student befriends a mature classmate, but they begin to grow apart as they enter their second school year. Meanwhile, in another world, a battle to the death begins to unfold.

Director: Shinobu Yoshioka | Stars: Kana Hanazawa, Miyuki Sawashiro, Kana Asumi, Kazusa Murai

Votes: 347


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